Xavier Dolan


Xavier Dolan’s next act

The 30-year-old Québécois director has made eight films in 10 years. He may have outgrown the ’wunderkind’ label, but he’s got plenty of time to reboot his career.
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Candid Cannes: The mother of all festivals caught on camera

Brian D. Johnson was Maclean’s correspondent in Cannes. And he took his camera.
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For Canadians, Cannes is only the end of the world

Three Canadian-directed films premiered at Cannes. Xavier Dolan’s latest was on the festival’s front burner.

Cannes Day 1: Woody Allen, Xavier Dolan (déja vu!) & what’s hot*

*Not Donald Sutherland! Longtime Maclean’s film critic Brian D. Johnson on the Cannes Film Festival’s highlights—and opening day’s oddball moments
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Blown away by Xavier Dolan’s ’Mommy’

Brian D. Johnson on Quebec’s enfant terrible
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Jean-Marc Vallée: Film’s redemption man

The Quebec director has been saving Hollywood stars. Now he’s doing the same for Canadian cinema.
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TIFF 2014 Diary: How do you like it so far?

Highlights from the first two days of the festival, including partying with Jake Gyllenhaal and diving into the latest Cronenberg
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Cannes gives Golden Palm to ’Winter Sleep’

Xavier Dolan takes bronze, and Julianne Moore wins best actress for Cronenberg’s ’Maps to the Stars’
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Actress! Actress! Female performances ruled Cannes

As the competition wraps, we rate the hits and misses, and weigh the odds on the Palme d’Or